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WHUT
Jan 18, 2010 7:17pm EST
progress is made but then when it goes back to iran, the deal that was worked out falls apart. was this planned on the part of the iranian government? or was this truly just some sort of miscommunication by those who were in geneva and said, yes, we can do this, and it gets back to tehran, it doesn't work. >> yeah, i don't think i would bury that proposal. it's still ongoing. the suggestion -- >> you think this is still open? >> still open. initially, iran actually accepted the u.n./u.s. proposal, which was enrichment would be taking place in russia, in france. then they backed away from that. but -- >> just to remind people, this is so that the nuclear material, in theory, would not be then able to be used in some sort of weapon. >> right. it would be enriched abroad and then given to iran in limited amounts for medical purposes. and iran originally accepted that. then when it went to tehran, there was obviously, behind closed doors, division. they rejected that. >> are we supposed to believe while this dialogue continues, that the nuclear program's moving ahead full-speed in iran
WHUT
Jan 24, 2010 11:00am EST
thing to be free -- north korea, cuba and burma. in iran where an oppressive thee i don't think crass cy rules -- thee i don't think crass cy student protests have been met with brutal repression. all revolution fire reese know the -- revolution fire reese know the spirit cannot be crushed unless the spirit is crushed. the hunger for freedom keeps the spirit alive no matter how extreme the counter forces. how can that hunger be fed? can the great works of western literature and a reading circle nurturer it? we'll ask the iranian author of reading lolita in tehran azar nafisi. dr. azar nafisi welcome. >> thank you very much. >> your book is entitled reading lolita in tehran, a memoir and books. why did you select that title? about as your theme an older man's sexual obsession with a 12-year-old girl? >> well first of all i wanted it to be about celebration of great books of imagination. it says readers are born free and ought to remain free. i wanted to bring to people's attention the right of millions of readers in my country and other places who do not enjoy the same rights and that
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2010 6:30pm EST
. >> a discussion now on iran what options are available. this is from today's"washington journal." continues. host: our guest is ever ever. professor at penn state. thanks for joining us. how serious of a threat do we face from i ran's nuclear capabilities? guest: i don't view it's a serious threat. it needs to be dealt with. what we know about the iran look - nuclear. they're trying enrich uranium. as far as we know. iran has enriched uranium to 3-4 percent the level required for civil reactor fuel but is nowhere near the level to have weapons grade this material. iran is not forbidden to do that by the nonproliferation treaty and they believe it is their right to be able to develop these fuel cycle capabilities. this is not an eminent threat. there's no sign that i ran has nuclear weapons today and my own view is that, what iran might like to achieve at some point is something that you might describe as a nuclear option where they would have mastered many of the cape biments would would need to assemble nuclear weapons but i see no evidence they've actually taken a decision to
WHUT
Jan 25, 2010 7:00pm EST
including both iran and india in the afghanistan-pakistan context. >> all right. thank you both. ahmad kamal and hassan abbas. we appreciate you being with us today. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> we would also like to hear what you think about all this. our question tonight, should the united states and its allies start engaging the taliban with the aim of a power sharing arrangement? you can tell us what you think by going to the how you see it section of our website. that's at worldfocus.org. >>> and that brings us to our signature story. we routinely hear a great deal about how the war in afghanistan affects pakistan, its neighbor to the east. obvious and much less covered is how what happens in afghanistan affects its neighbor to the west. iran. you may or may not know that iran's oil money has made it dramatically wealthier than some of its neighbors. and much as mexicans seek work in the wealthier united states, millions of afghans have fled the chaos in their country, seeking work in iran. bijan saliani traveled to iran last summer and discovered that iran remains an att
PBS
Jan 25, 2010 12:30pm EST
, joe klein and adam nagourney makes sense of it all. then we look at iran with some of the participants in a role playing game simulation that took place at harvard, joining us graham allison, anything burns, ehud. >> president oa, politics, iran and the nuclear weapon, next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the following: most promising students. ♪ ( coca-cola 5-note mnemonic ) . >> president obama's first year in office ended this week with a series of setbacks. on tuesday republican scott brown was elected to the senate seat once held by ted kennedy. the victory stripped democrats of their supermajority in the senate and jeopardized their pending health-care reform proposal. this week the supreme court overturned restrictions on political advertisements by corporations and unions. the white house immediately criticized the ruling and said it would empower special interests. the president spoke in ohio today as part of what the white house called a main street tour. here is what he said. >> i understand the massachusetts election. people in washington were all in a t
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 5:00pm EST
. larry summers. the second is with one of the most powerful men in iran. foreign minister motaki. i remembered back a year ago in davos when the entire financial world was in a state of shock. globe am finance am system had been crippled and economy in the most significant contraction in 50 years. this year, the financial system stabilized, almost every major economy in the world is beginning to grow again. there have been few political and social upheavals as a consequence of the crash of 2008. so that should be reason enough to cheer loudly, right? but the mood at davos is unease. a general perception that we are entering a new world. the advanced industrial world stafed off catastrophe but at great cost, deficits. the old certainties about free markets and free trade are under assault. power is moving from west to east. and some of that unease is expressing itself in concerns about president obama's leadership. is he becoming a populist? border concerns about america's decline. so who better to talk to about all of this than larry summers, one of the most brilliant economists in
WETA
Jan 25, 2010 5:30pm EST
afghanistan and irn. how million of afghans have crossed the border in iran loing for aetter life. >>> how drugs from afghanistan have forced the ianians to fightheir own drug wa >>>and a story o srength and rseverance. the boxer from rth korea now called the million-dollababy. >>> fr the different perspectes of reporters and analystsrom around the globe, this is "worldcus." major support has been proded by rosind p. walter and the peter g. peterson fountion, dedicated promoting fiscal responsibili and addressing key onomic challenges facing america's futu. and additional funng is provided bthe following suorters -- > gd evening. i'm edie magnus. daljit dhaliwal is o toght. we begin in afghanistan and wt appes to be growing momentum for bringing the taliban into that country's political process. as the united statesnd its allies fight an creasingly toh war against the taliban, there is also new talk of reaching o to elements of the group with t aim o reaching a polical settlement on. thursday, an international conference i london will explore ys ofdoing just that. as well as a fra
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 10:00pm EST
countries of interest for cnn, and here they are. cuba, sudan, syria, and iran all designated by the state department as state sponsors of terrorism. but the other 14 nations that will trigger the extra security measures are afghanistan, algeria, iraq, lebanon, libya, nigeria, pakistan, saudi arabia, somalia, and yemen. this is a big security beef-up. but is it enough? earlier tonight i spoke with tom fuentes, a former fbi assistant director, and he says these policies seem reactive, not proactive. >> it seems to me that these new measures are very inadequate and very arbitrary. tsa seems to be coming up with a new security policy every other day since the incident happened. and to list the countries that they've put on for enhanced screening right now just seems to be completely inadequate. they're not taking into account that these are just a fraction of the countries where al qaeda has a very strong presence. >> well, the tsa is also keeping two mandates put in place after the failed terror bombings on christmas day. pilots will have the description -- or discretion to keep pillow
PBS
Jan 20, 2010 2:30am EST
aftermath of iran's disputed election... >> who was neda? why was she killed? >> a young woman's brutal murder... >> look at this girl, she is vomiting blood. >> was uploaded to the world. >> you think to yourself, "i could be her." >> tonight, the inside story of neda agha soltan's life... >> neda always said she would leave iran if she had only one day left of her life. >> and the tragic events that led to her death. >> he basically said that "i'm giving you the green light for you to kill them. just get rid of these people who are on the streets." >> and later, a story from frontline world. in uganda, new dangerous viruses that can jump back and forth between humans and the great apes. >> you can't protect the gorillas if you don't think about the people living around the park who have very little health care. >> narrator: this is the street in central tehran where neda agha soltan was shot this summer. three months later, our cameraman risked arrest to film the place where she died. he looks for a splotch of green paint on the road, a sign of the protest movement that filled these s
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2010 7:00am EST
"washington post". we'll talk more about iran in a couple of minutes and in the final half hour. situation in cuba. relations with cuba and fidel castro and with the president barack obama administration putting forth with cuba and roundtable looking at the 2010 midterm elections. with rothenberg and charlie cook. >> steve one of the issues is what's a head in congress for this year. terrorism and intelligence issues as discussions continue on the failed attack on the jet liner on christmas day. the guests on nbc's meet the press hosted by david gregory will be former cia director and former homeland security michael chert o f. on abc this week. terry moren and ranking republican peter hookstra and homeland security intelligence chair. joseph lieberman and ranking republican susan collins. this is hosted by chris wallace. john brennen and missouri republican, vice chair of the senate intelligence committee on face the nation from cbs. host bob shaver with nancy court u.s.. david martin. and c mark ndsango state of the union will guest host we'll have a guest host who has not been announced
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 2:00pm EST
surge to iran's troubled regime, a look at stories sure to make headlines across the globe in the year ahead. o >> from the left opposition to the afghan surge to iran's continued nuclear defiance, a world of troubles awaits the administration as the new year begins. and jason, particularly iran where democratic protests are continuing below the surface, but clearly very powerful. at the same time that iran continues to defy world opinion and push ahead with its nuclear program, are we looking this year at a showdown between president obama and iran? >> we could be. i think the more interesting showdown though might be between iran and israel, who i think has less patience than obama might have here. so that will be interesting and as minced protests. >> paul: you mean a possible military attack? >> yes, yes possibly. i would not be surprise israel reacts sooner than america. israel does not want to do that we know that, because the consequences would be severe not just return fire on israel, but much of europe and also in the world community. so president obama wants to forestal
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 11:00pm EST
back, from obama's afghan surge to iran's troubled regime. look at stories sure to make headlines across the globe in the year ahead. :w:wxxxxxxx >> paul: from the left's opposition to the afghan surge to iran's continued nuclear defiance. a world of troubles awaits the administration as the new years begins. jason, particularly iran, where the democratic protests are continuing below the surface but clearly powerful. at the same time that iran continues to defy world opinion. and push ahead with its nuclear program. are we looking this year at a showdown between president obama and iran? >> we could be. i think the more interesting showdown, though, might be between iran and israel. who i think has left patience than obama might have here. that will be interesting. also as you mentioned -- >> you mean a possible military attack. >> exactly. i will not be surprised if israel acts before america does. >> israel does not want to do that if it doesn't have to. we know that. because the consequences would be potentially severe. not just return fire on israel but also the program
FOX News
Jan 3, 2010 6:00am EST
right, when we come back from obama's afghan surge to iran's troubled regime, a look at stories sure to make headlines across the globe in the year ahead. this is a honda pilot, and this is the chevy traverse. it has more cargo space an pilot, and trerse beats honda on highway gas mileage too. more fuel efficient and 30% more room. maybe traverse can carry that stuff too. now get 0% apr for 72 months, or during the chevy red tag event, use $1,000 holiday cash to get $4,500 total cash back on select 09 traverse ltz vehicles in stock welcome home, man. >> from the left opposition to the afghan surge to iran's continued nuclear defiance, a world of troubles awaits the administration as the new year begins. and jason, particularly iran where democratic protests are continuing below the surface, but clearly very powerful. at the same time that iran continues to defy world opinion and push ahead with its nuclear program, are we looking this year at a showdown between president obama and iran? >> we could be. i think the more interesting showdown though might be between iran and israel, who i
WHUT
Jan 21, 2010 9:00am EST
. he had no choice now go to iran. right now we are seeing his links now with the united states his links with franz and saudi arabia. they were just in saudi arabia last wednesday. so we were getting them back. so really we are seeing very good indications to help the peace process not only between him and israel, between him and between the palestinians and israelis also. so i can assure you that bashar is going to play a big role in getting the peace process moving. >> rose: is there some communication through turkey? although there was communication between turkey then after the gaza invasion that kind of disappeared. subpoena he still receptive to some communication with the israelis? >> actually his spogs that i will only go through turkey. as you rightedlyly said. he would only negotiate through israel with you are the any the meanwhile. israel would like to have that negotiation with him. his position, bashar, is that he would like to have negotiation through turkey as has been in the case in the past two years or so. >> rose: i just had a long hour afrgs here and an interes
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2010 5:00pm EST
the california state of the state address. then a look at the recent protests in iran. >> this is the most requested picture from the national archives -- president nixon welcoming all this presley to the white house in 1970. what are the circumstances behind a photo? was like to be in the room when it was taken? with its mother is answers tonight from two people who were there -- a white house aide and a music industry professionals. watch that life from the national archives this evening on c-span. >> in fed we trust -- from wall street journal economics editor on that chairman ben bernanke and the role he played after the economic collapse of 2008. he will discuss this book with the former fed chair -- fed reserve vice chair. afterwards, on "book tv" on the c-span2. >> three original documentaries from c-span are not all built -- are now available on dvd. a journey to do three iconic branches of the american government. the explicit detail of the supreme court, behind-the-scenes at the white house, and history, art, and architecture of the capital. american icons is $24.95 plus
FOX News
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
that is iran. and there are new threats to tell you about from the iranian regime. in the form of an ultimatum to the u.s. and her allies, iran says it will begin producing enriched nuclear fuel if other nations don't accept its terms, iran gives us one month after president obama's deadline for iran to comply. has come and gone. former u.s. ambassador to the united nations, and fox news contributor john bolten joins us as he does every time on sunday, at this time. good morning, mr. ambassador. >> good morning, happy new year. >> eric: same to you. what does it mean when iran is trying to give us an ultimatum. >> i think it is sending several messages simultaneously, first is saying iran remains very confident that they are making progress. on their uranium enrichment project and will not be intimidated by our ultimatums and number 2 is saying, teasing the obama administration because it continues to hold out the prospect that iran could sit down again with the five permanent members of the security council and continue negotiations. it is planning on what it knows to be the obama a
WHUT
Jan 22, 2010 7:00pm EST
, iraq, iran, russia, china, global warming, i don't think we've seen any real concrete accomplishments that we can say this put obama's stamp on foreign policy over the last year. >> carol, that's exactly the point i was thinking. the world feels better about the united states, but what has that got us? >> i don't think that is an insignificant accomplishment. >> you think that's actually meaningful. >> i think it is meaningful that he has set a new tone, a new willingness to talk to people. a new willingness to engage in negotiations. and a new willingness to take positions at are, you know, were more in keeping with traditional foreign policy currents. i do think, you also have to remember that you can't make a deal by yourself. i mean, he reaches out to iran but iran is in the midst of the worst political turmoil it has been in in 30 years. >>> we'll get to iran in a minute but here is one of the things i've noted as i look back. a lot of the world he has delegated to other people. big name people. secretary of state hillary clinton. but then she has delegated to oth
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 1:00pm EST
minister about iran's nuclear program and he spoke for several minutes and answered in prussian. but when i asked him about iran's disputed elections and the resulting protests, mr. ottaki took off his ear piece and asked to finish in english. >> for those who are coming to the street firing, healing, shooting by the bombs and other things and making problems. >> there are no reports that the protesters were shooting, firing. there are reports that the besiege and the revolutionary guard were doing that. >> you do not agree there was violence there? >> there was violence, but from the protesters. i think you'll find it as riveting as i did. first larry summers and then the iranian foreign minister. you won't want to miss any of this, let's get started. >>> larry summers, thank you so much for joining me. >> glad to be with you, fareed. >> let me ask you the criticisms from the left and the criticisms from the right because you have plenty of both. on the left you have people like paul krugman saying you've done too little too late. the stimulus was way too small and you are too soft
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
and later we'll be discussing iran. we'll have the heartbreaking story of three different iranians and the notorious prison that brought them together. but we start with haiti, where the dead are piling up with, survivings are getting desperate, and time is running out. joining me now, sir john holmes. david rothgoth, a former clinton administration official, and once in charge of trying to bring economic development there. john dreyfuss, whose homeland is haiti and who is managing editor of the online magazine, theroot. and here in our studios as well, police commissioner ray kelly, who led the international police force in haiti in the mid-'90s and who's just returned from there. welcome, all of you gentleman. thank you for being with us. can i go first to you? what were you doing just before and what is the most pressing need right now? >> president preval had asked me actually about a year and a half ago to go and do an assessment of training needs of the hatian police. we were particularly focused on training for kidnapping, anti-kidnapping strategies and tactics. now, obvious
WETA
Jan 12, 2010 5:30pm EST
it part of covert caaign to saboge iran's nuclear program? harry re's comments about barack obama inspire a global debate about race from australia, peru and iraq, w charges of discriminatio religious stru in malaysia. chches are set on fire after a court ruled th nmuslims can use theord aah. and from greece, a new high-tech gadget that helps the blind navigate their way safel >>> from t different perspectives of reporterand analysts from around theorld, thiss "worldfocus." major support has beenrovided by rosalind p.alter and the peter g. petersofoundation, dedicated to promoting fisca responsibility and aressing key econic challenges facing americs future. and additional funding i provided by the llowing supporte -- >>> good evening. welcome to "worldfoc." i'm dalj dhaliwal in new york. start in an tonight where the hard li government has been dealing with a w wave protests in recent weeks, and where today, there was a rare assassination in the catal tehran. toght there is consirable speculation and blame about who waresponsible, but here is what we know. the victim was 50-year-
WETA
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
against him,e was isolated. he hado choi now go to iran. right now are seeing his links now with the united states his links with franznd saudi arab. they were justn saudi arabia la wednesday. so wwere getting them back. so really we are sing very good indications to lp the pee process not only between him and isel, between hi and between the lestinians and israelis also. i can assure you tha bashar is goi to play a b role in getting the pee process ving. >> rose: ithere some counication through tkey? although there was mmunication between turkey then aftethe gaza invion that kindof disappeared. subpoena he still reptiveo some communication with the raelis? >> aually his spogshat i will only go rough tury. as you rightedly said. he would only negotiate through rael with you are the any the meanwhil israel wou like to have that negotiation with him. his position bhar, ishat he would like to have negotiation through turkey as s been in the ca in the past two years or so. >> rose: i justad a long hour afrgs here and an inresting coersation with george mitchell. >> iawhat. what. >> rose:
CBS
Jan 26, 2010 9:00am EST
. >> reporter: 11 years old when you left iran, during the height of the violence there but you had written elsewhere in the book that life for you as a youngster in iran was almost like a cocoon. how traumatic was fleeing iran during this turbulent time? >> it was quite traumatic. first of all, i had just turned 11 and it was december, early december of 1978 and i had watched the violence and the outbreak in iran. came to los angeles to visit my two older brothers and our two- week visit ended up becoming a 31-year stay and my parents were still in milan. so for 5 -- iran. so for five and a half years i wasn't able to see them and most of my growing up as a teenager took place without them. so it was difficult. >> had to be extremely difficult. and what was like in beverly hills? we hear the title down and out in beverly hills. you certainly weren't down and out but you were different in beverly hills. >> it is interesting because i'm an iranian jew. office minority. we were minority in iran and we come to beverly hills, which really a lot of the community is jewish, but yet we fel
CNN
Jan 2, 2010 7:00pm EST
. >>> iran's opposition is battered and bloody, but still refusing to be silenced. on friday the politician whose campaign for president sparked the recent protests raised against the regime's efforts to subdue protesters. the family of mir hossein mousavi paid a price for his steadfast opposition when his nephew was killed last sunday. areza is watching all the protests. we're talking about this months ago during the first protests. they're happening again. what is going on now? >> we haven't seen any videos of protests over the last 48 hours. that does not mean things aren't happening behind the scenes, lots of maneuvering going on the side of the opposition movement and iran's hard-line leadership. this after the demonstrations on sunday that left at least seven protesters dead. iran's government says most of these killed were either killed by accident or they were killed by opposition groups, staged deaths in order to spark more unrest. now today we have new developments about one of those killed on monday, his name amir tajmir, the son of a well known anchor. you see picture
CSPAN
Jan 6, 2010 7:00am EST
is widely expected to declare his candidacy for the seat. by iran, north dakota -- he will not run again. this paper this morning again about that senator dorgan. caller: good morning i think things should be transparent. my question is to all the republicans -- when george bush and republicans made the so- called medicare bill, and they had requested that c-span be a part of it? but you were not a part of it. today everyone makes a big. i am saying to the democrats, when you go back behind closed doors and you put a public option. you need to make this for 2011. people are hurting and need. medical need for the man who called the in to say that the cameras should be all in the white house -- now how would he like to have cameras in the bedroom when he and his wife want to have sex? that is none of his concern. caller: for all of those who listen to c-span, brian lamb is a jewel. we get to express our thoughts. freedom of press is at stake. if you put the meetings behind closed doors, you give it lobbyist like planned parenthood you want to have our tax dollars used under the guise
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 9:00pm EST
and intercept missiles from iran. >> the president on the recommendation and advice from the natural security team and senior military leadership decided to change the architecture of the ballistic missile defense in europe. >> thanks george bush's policy, iran is now the greatest threat in the united states and israel and the middle east for another generation. john mccain wants to double down on that failed policy. we cannot allow iran to get a nuclear weapon. it would be a game changer in the region. so it is unacceptable and i will do everything that is required to prevent it. and we will deliver a tough, direct message to iran that if you don't change your behavior then there will be dire consequences. >> we should have a fairly good sense by the end of the year as to whether they are moving in the right direction and whether the parties involved are making progress and that there is a good faith effort to resolve differences. >> iranian president ahmadinejad is fighting for his political life in the presidential election tomorrow in iran. >> how closely are you watching the ira
CNN
Jan 4, 2010 1:00am EST
measures. here they are. cuba, sudan, sire rarks and iran. nigeria, pakistan, aud yeah arabia, some maul yeah, and yemen. it's a big beef security beefup but is it enough? these policies seem reactive, not proactive. >> it seems to me that these new measure are very inadequate and very arbitrary. tsa seems to be coming up with a new policy every single day and to list the countries that they have put on for enhanced screening right now seemings to be completely inadequate. >> ts sachlt also keeping two mandates put in place after the failed bombings on christmas day. pilots will have the description or discretion to keep pillows and blankets off of the passengers' laps during certain parts of international flights and be able to limit how much people can move around in the cabin. in the meantime, senator carl schumer says that u.s. airlines should threaten to stop flying to airports that don't immediate high safety standards. they asked him to support any database. >>> the state of our nation and let's talk about airline security with our regular lar analysts here on cnn. the lynn s
FOX News
Jan 24, 2010 9:00pm EST
identify and destroy long range missiles from iran. russia was furious about the idea of u.s. interscepter rockets so close to the border. >> the president on the recommendation and advice of the national security team and senior military leadership decided to change the architecture of our missile ball distick offense in europe. >> thanks to george bush's policies iran is now the greatest threat to united states israel and middle east for a generation. john mccain wants to double down on that failed policy. >> we cannot allow iran to get a nuclear weapon. it would be a game changer in the region. it's unacceptable. i will do everything required to prevent it. we will deliver a tough message to iran if you don't change your behavior there will be dire consequences. >> we should have a fairly good sense by the end of the year as to whether they are moving in the right direction and whether the parties involved are making progress and there is a good faith effort. >> ahmadinejad is fighting for his political life in the presidential election in iran. >> you are watching irani e
FOX News
Jan 25, 2010 12:00am EST
missiles from iran. russia was furious about the idea of u.s. interscepter rockets so close to the border. >> the president on the recommendation and advice of the national security team and senior military leadership decided to change the architecture of our missile ball distick offense in europe. >> thanks to george bush's policies iran is now the greatest threat to united states israel and middle east for a generation. john mccain wants to double down on that failed policy. >> we cannot allow iran to get a nuclear weapon. it would be a game changer in the region. it's unacceptable. i will do everything required to prevent it. we will deliver a tough message to iran if you don't change your behavior there will be dire consequences. >> we should have a fairly good sense by the end of the year as to whether they are moving in the right direction and whether the parties involved are making progress and there is a good faith effort. >> ahmadinejad is fighting for his political life in the presidential election in iran. >> you are watching irani elections how critical is it to change?
WHUT
Jan 18, 2010 7:00pm EST
, confronting iran about its worrisome nuclear program. >>> and a new conflict is stirring in the middle east between israel and lebanon. a food fight. just who invented hummus? >> from the different perspectives of reporters and analysts from around the globe, this is "worldfocus." major support has been provided by -- rosalind p. walter. and the peter g. peterson foundation, dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. and additional funding is provided by the following supporters. >> good evening. i'm martin savidge. thanks for joining us. i'll be here all week. >>> once again tonight we begin with haiti where the yx highest-ranking u.s. general on the ground there today described the destruction as being from epic proportions. he said as many as 200,000 haitians may have died after last week's devastating 7.0 earthquake. this much is clear. though the european nations today pledged another $500 million in aid, not nearly enough food and water is getting to those in desperate need in port-au-pr former president bil
HLN
Jan 3, 2010 7:00am EST
were rebooked on a later flight. now, delta is investigating the cause of the smoke smell. >>> iran has issued an ultimatum over its nuclear program. it is threatening to enrich nuclear fuel on its own if the west does not renegotiate a u.n.-backed deal by the end of january. the demand came two days after iran defied a deadline by the u.s. and other security council members. the west has been trying to get iran to swap its enriched uranium for nuclear fuel. now, the concern is iran may use its uranium to make nuclear weapons. iran says it needs the fuel for research. >>> megachurch pastor rick warren got more than double what he asked for in a plea for donations. his church in southern california took in $2.4 million in just three days. on wednesday, he made an urgent plea for $900,000 to fill a deficit. warren said the recession and a huge drop in offerings over the holiday caused that shortfall. warren is the author of the best-seller "the purpose driven life." he also gave the invocation at president obama's inauguration. >>> forecasters say there is more rain coming in an area
CNN
Jan 2, 2010 6:00pm EST
call it the bloodiest showdown yet between anti-government protester and riot police in iran. is mahmoud ahmadinejad's regime near the breaking point. >>> inside "the situation room," not ours but his. a rare look at the place where the president makes some of his most difficult decisions. wolf blitzer is off. i'm suzanne malveaux. and you're in "the situation room." >>> the blue ribbon panel which investigated the 9/11 attacks found a number of failures in america's defenses against terrorism. they were shortcomings when it came to watch lists and overseeing visas and above all there was the failure of government agencies to pull and share intelligence. listen to a 9/11 commission member richard ben hav veniste 2005. >> when we issued our final report, one of the central tenets of what we found was that there was a failure of communication that we had accumulated a great deal of information, but that it was not wisely used, information wasn't shared, it wasn't effectively utilized. >> he joins us here in "the situation room." that was four years ago when you said that. you put a
FOX News
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
says mamadi just left his home when a remote controlled bomb went off. iran blames an opposition group linked to the u.s. and israel for the bombing. both governments deny involvement. he was not a well-known figure and iran insists he was not involved with the nuclear program. the obama administration's policy on combatting terrorism has of course been under considerably scrutiny following the fort hood massacre and the bombing of a jetliner. some suggest a fresh approach might be necessary. correspondent james rosen reports that the idea has historical precedent. >> by june, 1976, the middle rounds of the cold war, the ussr exceeded the u.s. in several key weapons categories, leading an alarmed cia director george h.w. bush to form an outside group of conservative analysts to re-examine all classified data on the soviet threat. that group known as team "b" included a number of future reagan aides, among them a young arms control officer named paul wolfowitz and a former pentagon official named william van cleeve. >> we were all known as the so-called hawkish element of that time. but
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 2:00pm EST
europe, pakistan, iran, causing deadly consequences. how much money is accrued to the insurgents in afghanistan and around afghanistan. and also of course, how much goes into the pocket of organized crime world war. above all what the report does is links the dots together and we see the health situation, the crime situation and the organized insurgency's operation all together. this is very new. >> so in terms of the figures, some $400 million a year going to the taliban? >> yes. this is an estimate which has been produced some time ago which is confirmed in this report, at least regarding the amount of money which is being used by the taliban thanks to their role in the cultivation but especially in the processing in the labs and in the exports. >> i want to explore that with you. before people thought they were just getting a take, small take, off the top. but now you're saying that it is much, much more involved than that? >> well, we should compare for example the taliban period now when they are insurgents not in control of the country but in control of parts of the current, t
WETA
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
from hospital. welcomto bbc. coming u lat, tehrannd washinon trade bls over the killing of an iran in phicist. -- n/a ronniand physicist. -- over theilling of an iranian physicist. ello to you, very glad to have you with us. let's update you on se breaki news just coming i from the caribbean nation of haiti. a tsami warning s been issued after major earthquake struck. but e ambassador to the united states has called it catastrophe o major oportions. it measuredeven or 7.3, ntered near the capital, port- -prince, and followedy tw large tershocks. eports speak of a hostal collapsing and number of houses destroyed. a local tsunami warning for haiti, cuba, the bahamas, and the dominican public. we will get more on at as soon as we can. i think we nowave our correspondent at vis on the line from maica. it seems -- nick davisn the line from jamca. the >> it seems that it is measured on the richter sle over seven. peoplere saying that hous toppled, the quake lasted for over a minute. now people are trying to rese those who have been affected. there he been two aftershos, which wre at least f
WHUT
Jan 12, 2010 7:00am EST
community and iran. they have accused america and israel of being behind the bomb blast. they also claim that revolutionary groups are involved in the assassination. our to run correspondent joins us here in the studio. -- tehran correspondent joins us in the studio. >> this is a very murky story. it ems there was a bomb explosion in which this scientist died. the first reports were that he was a nuclear scientist. he worked at tehran university. the authorities for very quick to give details and blame the zionists. including western powers. but it has not become clearer since then. i just spoke to someone recently who stated he was not a nuclear physicist and that he came from a different branch of the physics and it was very not likely to be involved in the nuclear program. he may have been a supporter of the opposition. frankly, that is not how they are describing him these days. >> there are many questions about who we are dealing with, but give us an indicator of how the situation is in iran. even get all of these contradictions. >> think about how the nuclear issues and domestic po
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Jan 1, 2010 7:00am EST
baghdad. it's the first photo of him seen since his capture 2 1/2 years ago. iran is denying claims by a british newspaper that it masterminded the kidnapping. here is our security correspondent, frank gardner. >> a free man after 2 1/2 years as a hostage. peter moore this morning at the british embassy in baghdad. it's a far cry from how he looked in this hostage video released last year. and this is the room where the ordeal began, an office in baghdad's finance ministry where moore and his four british bodyguards were seized as gunpoint in 2007. a sixth prison, peter d.c., says he escaped by hiding under the floorboards. three bodyguards have all been killed. another is believed to be dead. only the i.t. consultant, peter moore, has come out alive. a year-long investigation by the guardian traced the kidnapping to this bleak border zone close to iran. their source, a former iraqi intelligence officer says iraqi officials followed the hostages and their captors and they believe they crossed into iran. >> our guy saw that the men were hooded and handcuffed. the police cars went bac
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